THE MAG: Arts Notes

Benefit to raise money to help girls

A musical benefit for Lawrence's Achievement Place for Girls will begin at 8 p.m. Saturday at Milton's, 920 Mass.

The concert features Celia, Steph Hewett, Megan Hurt, Jen Brabec, Ardys Ramberg and Allison Faling.

A donation of $10 will be accepted at the door.

Saturday event offers crafts in country setting

Art in the Country will feature hand-crafted works by several artists from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at 1157 E. 1200 Road.

Participating artists include Retta Hendricks-Backus, Scott Garrette, Dan Mackinnon, Amy Carlson, Evelyn Lupo and Sally Piller. Works include pottery, paintings, candles, prints and sculptures.

For more information, call 749-4812.

KU oboe professor to give recital

William McMullen, associate professor of oboe at the University of Nebraska will conduct master class and perform a concert at 7:30 p.m. today in Swarthout Recital Hall in Murphy Hall.

McMullen's program revolves around an evening of French music, featuring work from the Baroque master Marin Marais and 20th-century composers Henri Dutilleux and Pierre Eugene Onfroy de Breville.

KU oboe professor Margaret Marco also performs.

The program is free and open to the public.

KU professor to sing solo in 'Messiah'

Independence, Mo. ��Soprano Pamela Hinchman, an associate professor of voice at Kansas University, will be featured in the 85th anniversary performance of Handel's "Messiah" by the Independence Messiah Choir.

The performance is at 8 p.m. Saturday in Community of Christ Auditorium, 1001 W. Walnut. The choir, conducted by Jack R. Ergo, has 350 members. Other soloists are alto Carla Wood, tenor David Britton and bass Kevin Deas.

Tickets range from $12 to $28 and are available by calling (816) 521-3051.

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